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Secrets to Mastering the WBS in Real World Projects, 2nd Edition by Liliana Buchtik

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chapter 1

What is the WBS?

We need more than talent to achieve. We need preparation. This applies to everything, from soccer to project management.

Preparation comes with learning and then putting what we learned into practice. To master the work breakdown structure (WBS), you need to first learn about it, and then put its concepts into practice in your real-world projects. Otherwise, what you know will remain at a theoretical and unproven level. Before I explain in the next chapter why I believe you should use the WBS and what its benefits are, I'll now define and explain the WBS and its application in programs and portfolios.

WHAT IS THE WBS?

WBS stands for work breakdown structure. The WBS is a structure used to break down or divide ...

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